Cheers and Jeers
To Texas Sens. Cornyn and Cruz for putting guns, money and bullets over the safety, health and welfare of Texans and other citizens.
Birdville school officials to reassess situation after bond package fails
Despite the defeat of a $183.2 million bond issue last week, Birdville school officials say they will take a tough look at the budget to see how they can still improve campus security and bring new technology to all of its schools.
Fireworks business fizzles in Roanoke
Nelsons Fireworks, located in an industrial park in Roanoke's extra-territorial jurisdiction that the city annexed in 2008, had reached several temporary agreements with the city to continue to sell fireworks around the time of two holidays: Independence Day and New Year's. But the last agreement expired in July 2012, and the Roanoke City Council ... (more)
Dallas Morning News
Burglar with taste for Subway gets 49 years in prison after being...
A safe-cracker from Watauga whose target of choice was Subway restaurants was sentenced to 49 years in prison today.
Birdville looks at ways to improve school security
Birdville school district officials are not always being notified when potential threats to student safety occur near schools after a police-fire dispatch system was launched last year, an official said.
Bomb threat shuts down complex in far north Fort Worth, Haltom City
A man reportedly angry at a babysitter because his child was injured was arrested Monday evening after SWAT officers and a bomb squad descended on an apartment complex on the border of far north Fort Worth and Haltom City.